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More Sugar, More Problems

Click for a full size image   More Sugar, More Problems What’s the Big Deal About Added Sugar? Over the last 30 years, added sugar has been one of the leading contributors to America’s obesity epidemic. And until recently, it’s ...

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A New Paradigm in Parachute Design

This array of parachutes, designed for NASA’s Orion spacecraft, is seen here during a test above Eloy, Ariz., in 2015. Several parachute designs for Orion have also been tested in NASA wind tunnels. (Credit: NASA) Click for a full size ...

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The Heat is On

The saucer-like Mars Science Laboratory, which landed the Curiosity rover on MARS, featured the largest heat shield (pictured here)—at 14 feet 9 inches in diameter—to enter a planet’s atmosphere. NASA is now engaging in R&D for even larger heat shields ...

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Surf devices predict real-time wave action

UNSW Engineering/Commerce graduate and founder of Surf Sense, Nathan Adler Click for a full size image   Surf devices predict real-time wave action UNSW graduate and inventor Nathan Adler has founded Surf Sense, a startup that’s developing systems for measuring ...

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